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AT&T chucks $200 million at ONAP startups

US operator AT&T has vowed to invest ‘up to’ $200 million in a venture capital fund focused on telecoms startups working on the Open Network Automation Platform.

Network Convergence & the Future of Central Offices

C-RAN deployments are gaining momentum, and 5G is on the horizon. To maximize asset utilization and simplify infrastructure, service providers are considering the convergence of their wireline and wireless networks.In addition, the development of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) may mean big changes for the Central Office. How big? Explore the impact of network convergence and the approaching passive infrastructure challenges on your Central Office.

The State of Digital Transformation in Telecommunications

We conducted a survey of telecom operators to better understand which aspects of digital transformation are most important to them and where they are placing their investment “bets”. We asked them about the degree to which their organizations had already adopted technology and practices such as DevOps, Cloud and NFV. And we asked how they planned to address the OTT threat including aspects such as user data monetization (taking a leaf out of Facebook and Google’s book). In this report we present the results.

New IP Agency Plans Test for NFV Interoperability

Interoperability for Management and Orchestration (MANO) in the NFV space will be thoroughly tested at Light Reading’s third annual Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas next month.

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What will be the defining telecoms trend in 2018?

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